Benjamin Osgood Peirce

For others with a similar name, see Benjamin Pierce (disambiguation).
Benjamin Osgood Peirce
Born (1854-02-11)11 February 1854
Beverly, Massachusetts
Died 14 January 1914(1914-01-14) (aged 59)
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Nationality American
Institutions Harvard University
Alma mater Harvard University
Doctoral students William Elwood Byerly

Benjamin Osgood Peirce (11 February 1854 Beverly, Massachusetts, USA – 14 January 1914 Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA) was an American mathematician and a holder of the Hollis Chair of Mathematics and Natural Philosophy at Harvard from 1888 until his death in 1914.[1][2] Osgood is buried at Beverly's Central Cemetery. [3]

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Academic offices
Preceded by
Joseph Lovering
Hollis Chair of Mathematics and Natural Philosophy
Succeeded by
Wallace Clement Sabine

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